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    The Psychology of Relationships After Kids “To have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, til death us do part”. Like many young girls who had grown up watching Disney films, I had always dreamed of the

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    Being a mum is not only the proverbial hardest job you’ll ever love, as the slogan goes – it is also the hardest job you’ll ever do. Parenthood is tough, especially when you are on your own! One-parent families are the fastest growing type of family in Australia, with over 20% of all families with

    Stress of Modern-day Motherhood

    Thursday, 30 April 2015 by

    With Mothers Day just around the corner, I thought I would write an article on the stresses and strains of modern-day motherhood. In a world where we are busier than ever, where “equality of the sexes” means that women are juggling the demands of home and work-life, and where we are bombarded with parenting advice, (which does nothing

    Stress Management

    Wednesday, 02 July 2014 by

    What is stress? ‘Stress’ is defined as “a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.” In other words, stress is the result of an imbalance between the demands made on us and our personal resources to deal with these demands. Stress is often described as a feeling of